India, Aug. 23 -- As far as cars on Indian roads are concerned, smart technologies that connect in-car devices have usually been reserved for the more premium vehicles. But cars like the Hyundai Venue, MG Hector and Nissan Kicks are part of a new crop of vehicles that are introducing smart technologies at more affordable price points.

For the Venue, this starts with the Hyundai BlueLink system (which is available in select models of this car) that is effectively split in three parts for the driver-buttons inside the car, a display on the dashboard and a smartphone app. There's even a service component to BlueLink which, when combined with all the other features, tells you why Hyundai is bent on promoting the connected aspects of this veh...